Help with MetaTrader 4 for Android

  • How do I download the Android apps for MetaTrader 4 (MT4)?

    You can download the MT4 Android app from Google Play here.

    MetaTrader 4 Google Play

  • How do I log in to my account using the Android apps for MT4?

    1. To login into your Axi trading account, select ‘Login to an account’:|
      Select login

    2. Search for AxiTrader to find the correct server for your account:

      Choose MT4 Server

    3. Once you have selected the correct server, type in your login & password and then tap ‘Sign in’:

      Sign in to MT4

    4. Upon successful login, you will see the ‘Quotes’ screen.

      Quotes screen

  • How do I place a trade on the Android app for MT4?

    1. Navigate to the ‘Quotes’ tab and tap on the instrument you would like to trade
    2. Tap on ‘New Order’
      Currency pair menu options
    3. You will then be prompted to specify the volume and type of execution you would like, and tap on ‘Next’Tap on ‘New Order’
      Market Execution menu
    4. Add a stop loss or take profit if you wish and select ‘Buy or ‘Sell’ accordingly

  • How do I modify a trade on MT4 for Android?

    1. Navigate to the ‘Trade’ tab.
      How to Modify an MT4 Trade
    2. Tap and hold the open position. A new pop up window will appear. Select ‘Modify Order’.
    3. You will then be prompted to enter your stop loss or take profit details. Once you have specified these, tap ‘Modify’.
      Update Trade details

  • How do I close a trade on MT4 for Android?

    1. Navigate to the ‘Trade’ tab. Tap and hold the open position.
    2. A new pop up window will appear, select ‘Close Order’.
    3. You will then be prompted to confirm the closure of the trade. Tap ‘Close’.
      How to close an order on Android

  • How do I log out of MT4 for Android?

    1. Return to the Main Menu and press the ‘More’ button on your phone.

      Open main menu Android

    2. Press the menu button again and select ‘Go Offline’.

      Select Go Offline

  • How do I add currency pairs to the Quotes list on MT4 for Android?

    1. Navigate to the ‘Quotes’ tab and Press the ‘+’ button on your phone at the top right hand corner:

      Open the menu

    2. This will open a sub-menu:

      Find the currency in the submenu

    3. Navigate through these groups until you find the pair you require and tap to add to your Quote List:

      Select a currency pair


  • How do I remove currency pairs from the Quotes list on MT4 for Android?

    1. Navigate to the Quotes Tab
    2. Tap the ’Edit’ menu button:

      Quotes page

    3. To access the Deletion menu tap on the ‘Bin’ icon on the top right hand corner:

      Select the bin icon

    4. Select the instruments you would like to remove from the list and a tick will appear on the right hand side. When you have finished making your selections tap the ‘Bin’ icon again to confirm deletion.

      Select and delete pairs

  • How do I open charts on the Android MT4 app?

    1. Navigate to the ‘Quotes ‘tab.
    2. Tap on the instrument and a new pop up window will appear.
    3. Select ‘Chart’ and your requested chart will be opened.

  • How do I see my open and pending positions on my Android MT4 app?

    Navigate to the ‘Trade Tab’, you will be able to view any open positions under the ‘Positions’ heading and pending positions under the ‘Orders’ heading.

  • How do I see my account history on my Android MT4 app?

    Navigate to the ‘History’ tab.

    The history tab

  • Can I use multiple accounts on MT4 for Android?

    You are only able to log into one account at one time on the application. However, you are able to switch between accounts if you wish to do so.

  • What happens if I lose connection on my MT4 for Android app?

    If you lose connection on your Android device you will be automatically logged out of the account. However, any open or pending positions will still remain active on the account.

  • Can I use indicators on the Android MT4 app?

    You are able to use the indicators that are available for the app by default. To view these please navigate to the ‘Chart’ tab. Please tap on this screen and a pop up window will appear. Scroll down for the full list.

    MT4 indicators 

  • Can I add custom indicators to the Android MT4 app?

    Unfortunately, you are only able to add indicators to your chart from the default list. You are unable to add your own custom indicators on the MT4 app for Android.

  • Can I use EAs on the Android MT4 app?

    Unfortunately, you are unable to use expert advisors on the MetaTrader 4 Android app.

  • Can I place a trailing stop on the Android MT4 app?

    Unfortuantely, you are unable to place a trailing stop using the MetaTrader 4 Android app.

  • How can I zoom in and out of the chart on my MetaTrader 4 Android app?

    You are able to zoom in on your chart by moving two fingers apart on the screen or zoom out by pinching your fingers together across the screen.

  • What types of orders can I place on my Android MetaTrader4 app?

    You are able to place Market Execution and Pending orders on your Android app.